2019 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 12 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 12-1 Identification and Apprehension of Criminals
Section 12-1-14 Body attachment - Nonsupport of children.

Universal Citation: RI Gen L § 12-1-14 (2019)

§ 12-1-14. Body attachment - Nonsupport of children.

(a) Any body attachment issued by the family court in a case involving the bureau of family support relating to the nonsupport of children shall be entered into the state and police telecommunications system known as the Rhode Island Law Enforcement Telecommunications System, "RILETS". The family court shall be responsible for transmitting all body attachments and cancellations of them to the attorney general's bureau of criminal identification for distributing the body attachment information into RILETS. Within the body attachment, the information entered in RILETS shall include date of birth and social security number when available. The family court shall be responsible for transmitting information regarding all body attachments and cancellations to the attorney general's bureau of criminal identification for entering the body attachment information into RILETS. The family court shall transmit the original body attachment to the attorney general's bureau of criminal identification.

(b) Any peace officer as defined in § 12-7-21 or certified constable authorized pursuant to § 9-5-10.1 shall have the authority to execute a body attachment as issued by the family court pursuant to § 8-10-3.1.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 29, § 12; P.L. 1995, ch. 374, § 12; P.L. 1996, ch. 241, § 1; P.L. 2015, ch. 260, § 19; P.L. 2015, ch. 275, § 19.)

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